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PearsonLloyd exhibition at Great Western Studios


Architecture firm PearsonLloyd will present 1:1 Inside Design with PearsonLloyd during the London Design Festival. Continue Reading…

100% Design Saturday Preview


Above: The Gateway at 100% Design 

100% Design closes tomorrow and it has some incredible features and designs not to be missed.  Continue Reading…

MT Club Chair by Very Good & Proper


Very Good & Proper has launched a new club chair with pure wool upholstery.  Continue Reading…

3D Home Factory – Printing our world


Printing speaks louder than words when it comes to the 3D Home Factory at 100% Design.  Continue Reading…

Open House 2013 with 10 Downing Street


Above: No 10 Downing Street, Westminster

During the London Design Festival Open House London will be giving the public much more than a through-the-keyhole view of some of the capital’s greatest buildings.

For the first time 10 Downing Street will be opening it’s doors to the public as part of a balloted entry process. Continue Reading…

Another Country for Heal’s


Contemporary craft and furniture company, Another Country is launching a new collection of bedroom furniture at Heal’sContinue Reading…

TMforF&M Pop-Up in Covent Garden


Above: The Spindle series

TMforF&M is a new furniture and lighting design brand from London architecture studio, Feix&Merlin Architects.

The first furniture collection from the brand will be exhibited in a pop-up shop in Seven Dials, Covent Garden during the London Design Festival.


Above: Spindle Pendants

The search for a new tradition is what inspires the brand and this ethos can be seen in the designs and choices of materials.

The Spindle Pendants is a family of handmade and hand-blown glass pendants available in four finishes. The Spindle stools share the curvaceous proportions of the sister collection and are inspired by traditional spindles, only made of solid marble.


Above: The Sebastian

A guilty pleasure is The Sebastian light, designed in collaboration with artist Stuart Sandford. The sculpture takes it’s form from classical sculpture, but gives it a modern twist.

The Sebastian’s body is taken from a top male model as inspiration, but pokes fun at the modern practice of taking ‘selfies’; the narcissus Sebastian is caught taking his own photograph and the camera turns the sculpture into a practical light – recreating the effect of a flash in the model’s face.

See TMforF&M at the Pop-Up shop in Covent Garden

100% Design first look


Above: 3M

The first day of 100% Design opened with some unbelievable queues. Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for live updates, but here are a few of the designs that we saw and liked at the show on Wednesday.  Continue Reading…

Maggie’s Culture Crawl


If you aren’t totally worn out by the London Design Festival by Friday, why not do your bit for charity and take part in Maggie’s Culture Crawl; described as a fifteen mile hike of architecture, culture and adventure.  Continue Reading…

Architects create Dolls’ Houses


Above: Coffey Architects

Some of the worlds best-known architects have been let loose to design Dolls’ Houses, fulfilling most architects’ fantasies to build a house free from planning restrictions, structural considerations and budgets.

The houses have been designed the A Dolls’ House Project, curated by Cathedral Group in aid of children’s charity KIDS. Continue Reading…

100% Design opens at Earl’s Court

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“The longest queue I’ve ever seen at a trade show” is what a fellow journalist told Despoke outside Earl’s Court. 100% Design opened to the public at 10:00 am this morning and the queues show us that this year will be busier than ever.  Continue Reading…

Deadgood at Pitfield London


British design brand Deadgood is showing it’s latest Plex collection at trendy café/exhibition space, Pitfield London. Continue Reading…

London Design Festival 2013


The London Design Festival has officially begun. ‘Design is Everywhere’ is the catchphrase for the LDF 2013 and it lives up to its name. Continue Reading…

AMASS installation by Benjamin Hubert


Benjamin Hubert, one of the UK’s leading industrial and furniture designers, has designed a modular installation of 40,000 components for the 100% Design Auditorium, during the London Design Festival in September. Continue Reading…

Elegant connection of two apartments in a Clerkenwell Warehouse


Two apartments in a historic warehouse building in Clerkenwell have been connected by Coffey Architects to form one large flexible apartment. Continue Reading…

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